Luca Cumani trained last year's winner and a repeat looks on the cards with ENDLESS CREDIT. The latter has been dropped another 2lb after a fourth at Doncaster last time and can score off today's mark with doubts surrounding most of the opposition. Oddysey has something to prove over this longer trip while No Win No Fee and Alpine Storm are 9lb and 12lb higher respectively than their latest wins. Saoi looks a bigger threat after a close-up seventh at Ascot on his belated comeback.
Saoi (USA) 14-1 (9-11) Held up towards rear in steadily run race, dropped to last over 3f out, headway on wide outside over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, never going pace to reach leaders, 7th of 11, 2 1/2l behind Charles Camoin (9-11) at Ascot 1m 2f hcp 0-90 (3) gf.
Oddysey (IRE) 9-1 (9-10) Held up towards rear, pushed along and headway on outside over 2f out, disputing 2nd over 1f out, one pace and no impression when dropped to 4th inside final furlong, 4th of 10, 6l behind Water Hole (9-1) at Doncaster 1m flls hcp 0-85 (4) gd.
Endless Credit (IRE) 15-8fav (9-5) Tracked leading pair, went 2nd over 3f out, led 3f out, ridden and headed 1f out, lost 2nd inside final furlong, no extra and lost 3rd close home, 4th of 10, 3 1/2l behind Gabrial The Hero (9-2) at Doncaster 1m 2f hcp 0-85 (4) gf.
No Win No Fee 13-8fav (8-9) Prominent, ridden 3f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong, 3rd of 9, 2 1/4l behind George Cinq (9-9) at Ascot 1m app hcp (0-85) (4yo+) (4) gf.
Alpine Storm (IRE) 7-2 (8-12) Made all, pulled hard, driven clear over 1f out, stayed on well, won at Carlisle 1m 1f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gf beating Incurs Four Faults (8-9) by 5l, 3 ran.